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Sport Management

Sport management is among the faster growing careers. The A.S. degree in sport management provides an overview of the sports industry, with emphasis on business and the liberal arts, sports information, and media relations. The program includes a two-credit practicum involving supervised work experiences in game and event administration. Course work also includes a foundation in accounting, finance, management, marketing, economics, and general education course work in communication, computer applications, history, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and the social sciences.

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Fast-growing demand nationwide and around the world for trained professionals in the sport management field provides many opportunities for graduates. Public and not-for-profit organizations are building and expanding sports facilities, creating new opportunities for people trained in sport management. In particular, demand is very strong for sport management graduates who know how to use digital media equipment, sport event management techniques, and game timing software. Learn more about related jobs: 

Program Chair

Tim McCabe

Professor, Economics/Business

Tim McCabe has taught at the collegiate level at TC3, Wells College, and St. Bonaventure University. During a twenty five year period away from teaching, Tim held various managerial positions including being the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Marietta Corporation in Cortland, NY. 

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Transfer Options

Tompkins Cortland Community College's program in sport management is designed for transfer to a bachelor’s degree program. Among the transfer options are excellent bachelor’s degree programs at:

  • Binghamton University
  • SUNY College at Brockport
  • SUNY College at Cortland
  • Ohio Wesleyan
  • Indiana University at Indianapolis
  • Ithaca College
  • Mansfield University
  • Medaille College
  • St. John Fisher College
  • Syracuse University
  • University of South Carolina
  • University at Buffalo
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • Wesley College



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